NIDCOM Chairman Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s Twitter Account Hacked, Public Warned of False Information

…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media. The official Twitter account of Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), was hacked on Thursday.


The commission’s spokesman, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, issued a statement to alert the public about the situation.

Account Hacking and Spread of Falsehood

The statement conveyed that unscrupulous individuals had gained unauthorized access to Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s Twitter account.

It emphasized that any messages originating from the hacked account should be disregarded, as the hackers’ objective is to disseminate false information and fake news under her name.

Caution to the Public

Members of the public were advised to ignore any messages from the Twitter handle @AbikeDabiri-Erewa until the situation is resolved.

The statement urged vigilance and encouraged the public to await the restoration of normalcy before considering any communication from the compromised account.

Reappointment of Abike Dabiri-Erewa

It is worth noting that Abike Dabiri-Erewa was recently re-appointed for a second term in office before the conclusion of the Buhari administration.



The hacking of Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s Twitter account has raised concerns about the spread of misinformation.

The NIDCOM Chairman’s office alerted the public to the situation, urging caution and advising against giving credence to any messages originating from the compromised account.

Steps are being taken to restore normalcy to the account and mitigate the dissemination of false information in the name of Abike Dabiri-Erewa.

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